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The Most Important Election in North Carolina in 2016

With a large portion of political speculation about the 2016 elections in North Carolina up to this point centering on the likely Governor’s race between Democratic State Attorney General Roy Cooper and Republican Governor Pat McCrory, one might think that this race will be the most important election in the Tar Heel State in 2016. 915 more words

Jacob Smith

New North Carolina Numbers ... Already

The calendar is obviously not stopping Public Policy Polling from examining the impending 2016 campaign. In the company’s home state of North Carolina, an electorate they survey monthly, both Sen. 554 more words

Senate

Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame Adds 6

Oklahoma’s most prestigious sports honor has officially added six new members to the fold.

The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame inducted former Oklahoma Quarterback J.C. Watts, former OSU Defensive Tackle Leslie O’Neal, Mayor Mick Cornett, rodeo star Roy Cooper, and posthumously inducts former baseball catcher Darrell Porter as well as former OU baksetball star Gerald Tucker. 261 more words

News

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper will stop defending state’s marriage ban

Today, July 28, just hours after the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit issued its decision in Bostic v. Schaefer out of Virginia, affirming a lower court ruling in favor of the freedom to marry for same-sex couples, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper said that… 482 more words

News & Politics

Suited Records music label opens doors

A new independent music label called Suited Records opened its doors in June of 2014. The label has been launched by veteran music writer Roy Cooper and already has a catalog of more than ten official releases. 439 more words

Poll: McCrory Leads Cooper

PPP did a head-to-head between Governor McCrory and Attorney General Cooper, the prospective candidates for governor in 2016. McCrory leads Cooper, 43-41. Back in September… 202 more words

Pat McCrory

The Debate

As I was making my final keystrokes, I learned that the U.S. House of Representatives had given final approval to measures that end the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling. 554 more words

NC Politics